While functional and utilitarian, the bench also cuts a brutal, callous form. As this Medium essay points out, because it looks and acts like nothing but a bench, this might be the perfect bench – but at the same time, decidedly, the most boring.
Chloe Pantazi is an editorial assistant on Thrillist's travel team. Yes, that’s a British accent. No, she doesn’t watch Doctor Who. Follow her on Twitter at @ChloePantazi.